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What is the cause of knuckles bruising and not being caused by injury?

What is the cause of knuckles bruising and not being caused by injury?

Arthritis: Arthritis is inflammation of a joint and this can cause the look of bruising at some times in the knuckle joints,etc. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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What is the cause of knuckles bruising and not being caused by injury?

What is the cause of knuckles bruising and not being caused by injury?

Explanation : May be you taking any vascular medications, or may be just cold weather causes this. Temperatures changes more often reason of this rffect ...Read more

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What is the cause of swelling feet and redness?

What is the cause of swelling feet and redness?

Vein dysfunction: The most likely diagnosis is vein dysfunction. A detailed sonogram of the veins and valves can determine the best solution. ...Read more

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What is the cause of ankle spurs?

What is the cause of ankle spurs?

SPORTS: You're young. Any contact sports in high school or college? Any history of fracture? It could be wear-and-tear arthritis, or a manifestation of a more unusual arthritis. Is it painful? How do you know you have spurs? An x-ray? Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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What is the caused of swelling the ankles and joints pain ?

What is the caused of swelling the ankles and joints pain ?

Swelling: Swelling of the ankles is usually due to accumulation of fluid(edema), while swelling of joints is due to arthritis. There are different causes of edema and various types of arthritis. Your physician can better advise you after an examination. ...Read more

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What is the cause of scaly foot

What is the cause of scaly foot

Multiple Causes: Hello, There are many causes of scaly feet, most commonly it is usually related to skin hydration, infectious cases, or symptoms of common skin disorders such as psoriasis or eczema. ...Read more

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Is there a clear top treatment available for the pain caused by the sciatic nerve in the human body? What is it?

Dr. Adam Hebb Dr. Hebb
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Is there a clear top treatment available for the pain caused by the sciatic nerve in the human body? What is it?

Depends on cause: This is often a lumbar radiculopathy with compression of the nerve as it exits the spine. It often improves on its own with medication and physical therapy. However, surgical decompression is sometimes required. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of swelling in intestine?

What is the treatment of swelling in intestine?

"Intestinal"swelling: When you say "swelling" are you relating your abdominal circumference to feelings of distension, fluid retention, constipation, overeating? What evidence do you have the problem is intestinal? Over what period of time have you noted swelling (acute/chronic/recurrent)? What are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver disease, gut problems...)? What evaluation have you had to date? ...Read more

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What is the chance that fever is caused by hip synovitis? What are the usual symptoms?

What is the chance that fever is caused by hip synovitis? What are the usual symptoms?

Unusual: If there is a bacterial infection causing the synovitis, a fever will likely be present but even worse would be the severe pain in the hip. More commonly, synovitis is due to local irritation within the joint, such as a labral tear. The symptoms would be pain, some stiffness, and irritability of the hip with movement. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause an intermittent cold sensation on the top of the foot?

Is there anything that can cause an intermittent cold sensation on the top of the foot?

Cold sensation: This could be caused by a bevy of things, such as nerve issues, connective tissue diseases, poor circulation. If there is pain, skin color change, weakness, or cramping at rest please seek professional help. ...Read more

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What is the cause of athlete's foot?

What is the cause of athlete's foot?

Athletes foot: This is a skin condition caused by fungus. This requires topical medication which can be obtained over the counter. If severe see a doctor for oral medication. ...Read more

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What is the name of the type of pneumonia caused by immobility in hospital?

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What is the name of the type of pneumonia caused by immobility in hospital?

Hypostatic: Hypostatic pneumonia usually occurs when the patient is not mobile enough to expand the lung by deep breathing so that the atelectatic or collapsed lung segments can develop into pneumonia. ...Read more

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What is the type of blindness caused by trauma or ageing?

What is the type of blindness caused by trauma or ageing?

Multiple causes: Blindness from trauma may be due to disruption of the globe/lens, retina, optic nerve or the brain. Blindness related to aging involves the same structures, but the processes are usually degenerative, inflammatory or compressive. ...Read more

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What is the caused of herpes?

What is the caused of herpes?

Virus: Herpes is caused by virus. There are two most common ones - HSV (herpes simplex virus) type 1 and type 2. There is also herpes zoster that is a known cause of chicken pox and also shingles. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of severe burning in the inner tissue of the ankle?

What could be the cause of severe burning in the inner tissue of the ankle?

Tarsal tunnel: Sounds like a classic tarsal tunnel syndrome but there is usually a medical cause ie low thyroid, leg swelling, trauma, arthrisits etc. ...Read more

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What is the cause of swelling near eyes and ankle region.?

What is the cause of swelling near eyes and ankle region.?

Facial & ankle edema: Swelling symptoms can be caused by a wide variety of infections, inflammation, trauma, cancer, and cardiovascular disorders, kidney disorders. Organs and lymph nodes regulate the balance of fluids that circulate throughout the body. Various conditions that affect organ function can tilt the balance so that fluid is retained and starts leaking into the surrounding tissues. You need to see an md. ...Read more

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What could cause swelling in the heel of my foot?

What could cause swelling in the heel of my foot?

Some sort of : Inflammation. In the back of the heel it can be achilles tendonitis, on the bottom, plantar fasciitis. Those are two of the most common causes, but if you've experienced some sort of injury, as in a fall from a height, there can be others. Have it checked out by a podiatrist to be sure. ...Read more